Date: Friday, March 19, 2021

Victoria, BC – Officers are anticipating traffic disruptions in downtown Victoria tomorrow during a planned protest and march.

On Saturday, March 20th a protest is planned for the area of Centennial Square. A large number of people are planning to gather for a rally, speeches, and a march downtown. This event will occur from approximately 12 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. There will be traffic disruptions. VicPD officers will be on site to ensure everyone’s safety.

The Public Health Officer recognizes the Charter right to peaceful assembly and is not prohibiting outdoor assemblies for the purpose of communicating on a matter of public interest, provided steps are being taken to limit the risk of transmission of COVID-19.

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